Women's Volleyball Earns Seventh Straight AVCA Team Academic Award

Women's Volleyball Earns Seventh Straight AVCA Team Academic Award

The Crimson was honored for its academic success after earning a share of the Ivy League title in 2014 (Gil Talbot).

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – For the seventh straight year, the Harvard women's volleyball team has been recognized for its work in the classroom with the American Volleyball Coaches Association Team Academic Award.

The award, which was initiated in the 1992-93 academic year, honors collegiate and high school volleyball teams that displayed excellence in the classroom during the school year by maintaining at least a 3.30 cumulative team grade-point average on a 4.0 scale. A record 752 programs received the award for this past season, including a record 146 Division I women's teams.

The Crimson, which has earned the accolade following each of the last seven seasons, earned a share of the Ivy League championship in 2014 with a 19-5 overall record and 12-2 mark against the Ancient Eight. 12 letterwinners will return to the court this season, including All-Ivy honorees Corinne Bain, Caroline Holte, Sindhu Vegesena and Grace Weghorst.